Applesauce Fruitcake
>i an wishing for a recipe for a real old fashioned christmas fruitcake. 
 
in spite of what you've always heard about fruitcakes, my mother's 
did seem to get eaten...rather quickly, in fact! 
 
 
2 cup  sugar
1 cup  shortening
3 cup  unsweetened applesauce
4 tsp  cinnamon
1 tsp  cloves
1 tsp  nutmeg
4 tsp  allspice
1 Tbsp  jam (any fruit)
4 cup  flour
1/2 tsp  salt
2 tsp  soda
2   eggs
1/2 lb.  candied pineapple
1/2 lb.  candied cherries
1 lb.  candied mixed fruits
1 lb.  chopped dates
1 cup  raisins
2 cup  chopped walnuts
 
combine all ingredients except fruits and nuts and mix until smooth. 
stir in fruits and nuts. line the bottom of two loaf pans or one 
tube pan with well-greased and floured double-thickness brown paper. 
bake at 300 degrees for one hour (test for doneness with a toothpick). 
 
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(ID: 2383) Mirror: rec.food.recipes: Mon, Jun 6, 2005


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